Paul Bajoria is a writer and producer for Radio 4. He was born in 1964 to a British mother and an Indian father, and grew up in the North East of England. He took English degrees at Oxford and Toronto universities, and began working for the BBC as a local radio reporter in 1989. He lives in Northumberland with his partner, Jacqui, and their two young children. The City of Spirits is the final book in the trilogy which began with his much acclaimed debut novel, The Printer's Devil, and follows on from the exciting sequel, The God of Mischief.